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Château Chasse-Spleen

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2018 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 88

Cranberry and cassis in a bright, medium-bodied, lean format with a dried red berry finish. 87-89 Pts

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2017 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 88

Crisp and peppery, the cassis has a juicy quality that carries through to the classically styled finish.

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2016 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 88

Quite bright, this medium/full bodied, fresh, sharp, crisp, cassis and cranberry filled wine is made for lovers of older, classically styled Bordeaux. The wine leans to the cedar, tobacco leaf and piquant red fruit oriented side of the style range.

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At its medium/full bodied core, you find, juicy, black and red fruits, tobacco, and cherries with a note of espresso bean. Give this a few more years to develop and it will be even better. This is probably the best wine here since 1989!

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2015 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 84

Light, bright and tight, with crispness to the cassis and tartness in the cranberry, the wine is lean and with more freshness than fruit.

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Medium bodied, classically styled with salty tannins, light, bright, red fruits and a crisp finish. 87-89 Pts

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2014 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 88

Forward, soft and fresh, this wine has a bright center of black cherry and cassis, which is complicated by hints of dark, bitter chocolate and a red fruit–filled finish. 87-89 Pts

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2013 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 82

Light and lean, with tart red fruits with an acidic, tart finish. The wine was made from a blend of 60% Cabernet Sauvignon, 33% Merlot, and 7% Petit Verdot.

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2012 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 88

Classic, medium bodied, oaky, firm wine, with a crisp, spicy, blackberry oriented finish.

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Medium bodied, with a core of black cherries and earth, the wine finishes with dusty tannins and red fruits.

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2010 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 89

Bright black and red berries, spice box, herb and wood in the nose, the wine is on the fresh side of the sweet and tart side of the style range.

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2009 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 88

Spice, herbs, earth and tart cherry scents lead to a tight, tannic wine, with drying sensations in the red fruit, dominated finish. Perhaps time will soften the tannins.

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2008 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 87

Medium bodied, soft textured and serving up a lot of freshness in its melange of dark, red fruits, this can easily age for a few more years, allowing all its components to come further together as its a bit tight and simple at the moment.

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2005 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 88

Tannic, firm, classically styled, with an austere, herb or leaf tinged personality is dominated by crisp red berries and spice. This clearly needs another 5 or more years to come around.

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Dark in color, but light in flavor. This medium bodied, red fruit dominated, bright, earthy, tannic wine is still tight at the moment. Give it at least another 5-7 years.

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2004 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 85

Masculine, firm and tannic, this old school, classic wine serves up tobacco, cedar, leaf, cassis and cranberry characteristics.

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2003 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 89

Easy drinking charmer, without any of the excess you often find in this vintage. The wine is round, accessible and with a soft, red berry, earth and tobacco character. This is drinking at what is probably its peak today.

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2000 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 90

With a nose packed with earth, black plums, tobacco and cassis, this powerful, tannic, deep wine could easily pass for a Classified Growth.If you're going to open it now, leave it in the decanter for an hour or more. Else, give it a few more years to allow the firm tannins to soften. As the 1989 is still going strong, this should continue to age for a long time.

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1989 Château Chasse-Spleen  (Moulis en Médoc) 92

At age 20, this wine nonetheless tasted several years younger tan that. Filled with layers of deep, ripe black fruit, herbs, earth, and tobacco scents, this full bodied wine has come together nicely. Still young, this wine will offer pleasure for at least another 20 more years. The wine will fool a lot of people in a blind tasting.

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